Mechanics of Rollers, The
Author: David R. Roisum, Ph.D.
The Mechanics of Rollers combines the science of web handling with the application of rollers. This unique book covers design, application, and maintenance for rollers of all sizes, shapes, and webs. The Mechanics of Rollers is a comprehensive yet easy-to-use reference containing hundreds of figures, tables, and design equations, plus bibliography, glossary, and index. A must-have text for anyone involved in buying, selling, or specifying rollers, this book will also be a valuable reference for machine designers, process engineers, and maintenance personnel in the paper, film, foil, nonwovens, textiles, and converting industries. 1996. 306 pages, soft cover.
Dave Roisum’s Winding Machines and Measurements and Critical Thinking in Converting are available from TAPPI PRESS.
• The Mechanics of Rollers is also available in Japanese.
About the Author
David R. Roisum, Ph.D. is president and senior consultant of Finishing Technologies, Inc. in Neenah, Wisconsin. He has nearly two decades of experience in the design, development and troubleshooting of web machinery and was the recipient of TAPPI’s 1990 Finishing and Converting Division Award. Dr. Roisum’s common sense approach to the complex science of web handling makes him a popular lecturer to industry and academia alike. His skill at translating highly complex information into practical reference has also served him well as a speaker at more than a dozen international conferences, as consulting editor for Converting Magazine, and as a frequent contributor to TAPPI JOURNAL.
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